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Drexel University, founded in 1891, is a private university. It has a strong coop program that enhances students' career development. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business and Administration, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology, and Nesbitt College of Design Arts. Its 38-acre campus is located in the University City area of West Philadelphia.

Website: drexel.edu

Private
Co-ed
15,346
Undergraduate
Students
(47.6%) 7,299 Women
(52.4%) 8,047 Men
8,859
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
75% of 31,824 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.73
SAT Math
600-710 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
590-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25-31 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$72,257
Tuition and Fees
$54,516
Room and Board
$14,241
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$43,051
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$72,883
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,116
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Philadelphia Population
1,547,607
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
22% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Dragon
Sororities
13% of women participate
Fraternities
14% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
22.0% Asian
7.2% Black/African-American
7.6% Hispanic/Latino
4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
56.3% White
2.4% Unknown
International Students
10.4%
First-Year Students Returning
88.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
84%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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